Freshmen deposit deadline and transfer update

April 26, 2011 by | Admissions

  Just wanted to send a quick reminder that the deposit deadline is May 1! So for everyone out there that are still making decisions, you want to make sure to get your deposit in by that date in order to ensure on-campus housing, and keep your spot at Chapman.   If there is any


Professor Ross Brown talks about writing for Internet TV

April 26, 2011 by | TV Writing / Production

Here’s an excerpt from an interview I gave recently, visit WriteOnLine.com to read the whole interview: Author Q&A: Ross Brown, “Byte-Sized Television” April 26th, 2011 in Author Q&A by Debra Eckerling Ross Brown is the author of Byte Sized TV: Create Your Own TV Series for the Internet, published by Michael Wiese Productions. He has


Women In Focus 2011

April 12, 2011 by | News

Women In Focus 2011 in the press Our 2011 conference was a fantastic event featuring a lively debate from some of the most powerful women in filmmaking today, moderated by Dawn Hudson, executive director of Film Independent in Los Angeles.  Students and guests were treated to a fascinating discussion of their early careers, the rapidly


Inside the Financial Collapse with Inside Job

April 12, 2011 by | Screenings

Chances are high you remember the economy collapsing a few years ago.  But, despite over $20B in losses and bailouts, most people don't really understand what caused the crisis, or who's to blame.  Tomorrow night, you can find out. We're screening Inside Job, the Academy-Award winning documentary by Charles Ferguson (of No End in Sight


Thoughts from a Graduating Senior

April 7, 2011 by | Admissions

We have been getting a lot of questions about how many graduating students get jobs, if they feel prepared enough, etc., so I wanted to share this piece from a student who is getting ready to graduate. It is written by Katie Mathewson, a senior screenwriter.   As a Senior about to graduate in two short months, I


Women In Focus Recap

April 4, 2011 by | Events

What a day! [Jump to the Quotes] [Jump to the panelsts' last advice] Last Friday, we presented our annual Women in Focus conference.  For over 10 years, we've welcomed a handful of prominent women working in the film and media industries to speak directly to students about their career path, educational choices, professional development, and


VARIETY: Chapman U debuts feature film label

March 30, 2011 by | News

  Shingle to fully-finance micro-budget films By RACHEL ABRAMS In a rare move for a film school, Chapman University has launched a feature film production and distribution label, Chapman Entertainment. The shingle will fully-finance micro-budget films in the $250,000 – $625,000 range from a mix of equity partners and private donors. Bob Bassett, the dean of

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